Fire and EMS Transition Plan

Transition Plan for Town of Wheaton to Leave Chippewa Fire District

As part of leaving Chippewa Fire District the following transition plan was developed to track progress and ensure transition plan remains on track for Go-Live date.

Timeline Task Description Status
May 2019 Create Wheaton Fire & EMS Research Committee Completed
August 2019 Wheaton Fire & EMS Research Committee Recommendation for Town Board Finalized Completed
September 2019 Finalize Negotiations with City of Eau Claire and City of Chippewa Falls on EMS Services and receive final City approvals

 

Contracts signed with City of Eau Claire EMS and City of Chippewa Falls EMS

Completed

 

EC - Completed

CF - In Progress

October 1, 2019 Town of Wheaton notice provided to Chippewa Fire District Completed
October 2019 Town of Wheaton requests Chippewa Fire District provide which distribution method will be used for handling Town of Wheaton share of Chippewa Fire District

Begin Promoting Volunteers Needed and Application Process

Town of Wheaton Budget Process

Determine Wheaton Fire District Chief Process

Determine Wheaton Fire District Commission Members

In Progress

 

In Progress

In Progress

In Progress

In Progress

November 2019 Town of Wheaton Budget Finalized and Approved

Wheaton Fire District Chief Appointed

Open

Open

December 2019 Wheaton Fire District provides list of necessities and requirements to start Fire Service on January 1, 2021

Wheaton Fire District Commission drafts/finalizes Bylaws

Open

 

Open

January 2020 – December 2020 Review Funding Sources to be used for Necessities

Apply for Grants

Sourcing and Procurement of Necessities

Ensure All Required Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are In Place

Review State Laws to Ensure Wheaton Fire District in Compliance

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

December 31, 2020 Town of Wheaton contract with Chippewa Fire District expires Open
January 1, 2021 Go-Live Date

Wheaton Fire District begins providing Fire & First Responder Service

Eau Claire provides EMS Service for areas west of County Road F and 80th Street

Chippewa Falls provides EMS Service for areas east of County Road F to Chippewa Falls

 

Open

Open

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